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Note/Disclaimer: This list is made possible through a database keyword search/filtering process which may not be 100% accurate. Therefore, all endangered species of Guyana may not be listed here. For a complete list of endangered species in South America, browse the South America endangered species list.

Endangered species found in Guyana:

This list combines species from several endangered species lists. Using the total at the bottom of this page as an official count of endangered species of the world is not recommended. For more information on what creatures are listed on this site, please visit our About Us page.

 Species NameScientific NameGroupRange
1. Ackawaio Stefania Treefrog Stefania ackawaio Amphibians Guyana
2. Aniba rosaeodora Aniba rosaeodora Plants Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela
3. Anomaloglossus beebei Anomaloglossus beebei Amphibians Guyana
4. Ayanganna Stefania Treefrog Stefania ayangannae Amphibians Guyana
5. Bearded Tachuri Polystictus pectoralis Birds Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela
6. Big Leaf Mahogany Swietenia macrophylla Plants Central America, North America, South America
7. Bigeye Tuna Thunnus obesus Fishes Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America - Including United States (Hawaii), Oceanic, South America
8. Black Caiman Melanosuchus niger Reptiles Amazon Basin
9. Black Rockfish Mycteroperca bonaci Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
10. Black-capped Petrel Pterodroma hasitata Birds Central America, Europe, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
11. Blue-cheeked Amazon Amazona dufresniana Birds French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
12. Bonnetia rubicunda Bonnetia rubicunda Plants Guyana
13. Brazil-nut Tree Bertholletia excelsa Plants Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela
14. Brazilian Giant Tortoise Geochelone denticulata Reptiles Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela, West Indies (Dominica)
15. Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis Birds Coastal Central and South America, USA (Carolinas to Texas, California, Oregon, Washington), West Indies
16. Buff-breasted Sandpiper Tryngites subruficollis Birds Africa, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
17. Bush Dog Speothos venaticus Mammals Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela
18. Caribbean Electric Ray Narcine bancroftii Fishes Brazil, Florida, French Guiana, Guyana, Mississippi, New Mexico, North Carolina, Suriname, Venezuela
19. Caribbean Reef Shark Carcharhinus perezi Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
20. Cougar  WATCH A LIVE COUGAR Puma concolor Mammals North and Central America
21. Couratari calycina Couratari calycina Plants Guyana
22. Couratari guianensis Couratari guianensis Plants Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, French Guiana, Guyana, Panama, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela
23. Cowfish Rhinoptera bonasus Fishes Belize, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Florida, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela
24. Cox's Stefania Treefrog Stefania coxi Amphibians Guyana
25. Cubera Snapper Lutjanus cyanopterus Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), South America
26. Curry Shark Sphyrna tudes Fishes Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, Venezuela
27. Daggernose Shark Isogomphodon oxyrhynchus Fishes Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela
28. Devil Fish Manta birostris Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Hawaii, Middle East, North America, Oceanic, South America
29. Donkey Fish Dermatolepis inermis Fishes Central and South America, North America (including United States), Oceanic
30. Dulacia crassa Dulacia crassa Plants Guyana
31. Eschweilera fanshawei Eschweilera fanshawei Plants Guyana
32. Fig Tree Ficus pakkensis Plants Brazil, Guyana
33. Frilled Shark Chlamydoselachus anguineus Fishes Angola, Australia, Chile, France, Guyana, Japan, Mauritania, Morocco, Namibia, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal (Madeira), South Africa, Spain, United Kingdom, United States (California)
34. Giant Anteater Myrmecophaga tridactyla Mammals Central and South America
35. Giant Armadillo Priodontes maximus Mammals Guyana to Argentina, Venezuela
36. Giant Butterfly Ray Gymnura altavela Fishes Africa, Asia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States), South America
37. Giant Otter Pteronura brasiliensis Mammals South America
38. Graffenrieda caudata Graffenrieda caudata Plants Guyana
39. Guiana Spider Monkey Ateles paniscus Mammals Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname
40. Guianan Crested Eagle Morphnus guianensis Birds Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela
41. Haesselia roraimensis Haesselia roraimensis Plants Guyana
42. Hammerhead Shark Sphyrna mokarran Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central and South America, Middle East, Oceanic, United States
43. Harpy Eagle Harpia harpyja Birds Mexico south to Argentina
44. Hoary-throated Spinetail Synallaxis kollari Birds Brazil, Guyana
45. Hogfish Lachnolaimus maximus Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
46. Jaguar  WATCH A LIVE JAGUAR Panthera onca Mammals Arizona, California, Central and South America, Louisiana, Mexico, New Mexico, Texas
47. Largetooth Sawfish Pristis perotteti Fishes Africa, Central and South America, Europe, Mexico, United States
48. Least Tern Sterna antillarum Birds Bahamas, Central America (winters), Greater and Lesser Antilles, Mexico, Northern South America, USA (California, including the Miss. R. Basin), Atlantic Gulf Coasts
49. Lecythis schomburgkii Lecythis schomburgkii Plants Brazil, Guyana
50. Lecythis brancoensis Lecythis brancoensis Plants Brazil, Guyana
51. Little Spotted Cat Leopardus tigrinus Mammals Costa Rica to Northern Argentina
52. Long-tailed Otter Lontra longicaudis Mammals South America
53. MacConnell's Bush Toad Oreophrynella macconnelli Amphibians Guyana, Venezuela
54. Manilkara Tree Manilkara pubicarpa Plants Guyana
55. Margay Leopardus wiedii Mammals Central and South America, Mexico
56. Mollia glabrescens Mollia glabrescens Plants Guyana
57. Mutton Snapper Lutjanus analis Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
58. Nassau Grouper Epinephelus striatus Fishes Central and South America, United States (Florida, Minor Outlying Islands)
59. Night Shark Carcharhinus signatus Fishes Africa, Central America, North America (United States), South America
60. Oceanic Whitetip Shark Carcharhinus longimanus Fishes Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States and Hawaii), Oceanic, South America
61. Ocelot  WATCH A LIVE OCELOT Leopardus pardalis Mammals USA (Arizona, Texas) to Central and South America
62. Olive-sided Flycatcher Contopus cooperi Birds Central and South America, North America (including United States)
63. Orinoco Goose Neochen jubata Birds Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Jamaica, Paraguay, Peru, Venezuela, West Indies (Barbados)
64. Pebas Stubfoot Toad Atelopus spumarius Amphibians Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname
65. Pebble Toad Oreophrynella nigra Amphibians Guyana, Venezuela
66. Pheidole microgyna Pheidole microgyna Insects Guyana
67. Poey's Grouper Epinephelus flavolimbatus Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), South America
68. Pouteria Tree Pouteria penicillata Plants South America
69. Pouteria Tree Pouteria kaieteurensis Plants South America
70. Queen Triggerfish Balistes vetula Fishes Africa, Asia, Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
71. Rainbow Parrotfish Scarus guacamaia Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
72. Red Grouper Epinephelus morio Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
73. Red Porgy Pagrus pagrus Fishes Asia, Central and South America, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East, Mexico, United States
74. Red Siskin Carduelis cucullata Birds South America
75. Rio Branco Antbird Cercomacra carbonaria Birds Brazil, Guyana
76. Roraima Bush Toad Oreophrynella quelchii Amphibians Brazil, Guyana, Venezuela
77. Seabass Epinephelus niveatus Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
78. Sharpsnout Stingray Dasyatis geijskesi Fishes Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana, Senegal, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela
79. South American Tapir Tapirus terrestris Mammals Colombia and Venezuela south to Paraguay and Argentina
80. Spectral Bat Vampyrum spectrum Mammals Belize, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela
81. Spotted Eagle Ray Aetobatus narinari Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Middle East, North America (including United States and US Island Territory and Hawaii), Oceans, South America
82. Sun Parakeet Aratinga solstitialis Birds Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
83. Syagrus stratincola Syagrus stratincola Plants French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname
84. Tartaruga Podocnemis expansa Reptiles South America (Orinoco R. and Amazon R. basins)
85. Tracaja Podocnemis unifilis Reptiles South America (Orinoco R. and Amazon R. basins)
86. Trichilia surumuensis Trichilia surumuensis Plants Brazil, Guyana
87. Variegated Electric Ray Diplobatus pictus Fishes Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
88. Venezuela Skate Raja cervigoni Fishes Guyana, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela
89. Venezuelan Fish-eating Rat Neusticomys venezuelae Mammals Guyana, Venezuela
90. Virola surinamensis Virola surinamensis Plants Brazil, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Panama, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela
91. Vouacapoua americana Vouacapoua americana Plants Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname
92. West Indian Manatee  WATCH A LIVE WEST INDIAN MANATEE Trichechus manatus Mammals Caribbean Sea, South America, Southeastern USA
93. Whale Shark  WATCH A LIVE WHALE SHARK Rhincodon typus Fishes Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Middle East, Oceanic, South America
94. White-lipped Peccary Tayassu pecari Mammals Central America, North America, South America
95. Yellowfin Grouper Mycteroperca venenosa Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America

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